Lepanthes isochila Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993

Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade Winter

Common Name The Equal Lipped Lepanthes [refers to the similarity of the synsepal to the dorsal sepal]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Colombia without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 6, microscopically scabrous lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, rigid, thick, elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a slender, loose, 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long including the .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] long peduncle, successively single, few flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(2): 196–198 Luer & Escobar 1996 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing fide;